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Beaches are still free of the vendors and chairs. The current government is not easily ignored.


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Dentistry in Thailand is good quality. Many of the dentists in the better clinics are trained and certified outside Thailand in countries like the USA, Australia. My dentist in Chiang Mai was trained and board certified in the USA. I don't know of any dentist review sites, but you will find quite a few threads on the subject on thaivisa.com and Trip ...


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I've been to Thailand 7 times i the last 5 years, and rented scooters and vehicles many times. I've been stopped by police twice. My experience was my California DL was always accepted when renting a car. I have never been asked for license when renting a scooter, or by police when pulled over. One of those times that I was pulled over, my girlfriends ...


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This asks for a personal opinion, really, which is not ideal, here. But, something can be said about your planned destinations anyway. If you have two weeks, it's enough to get a good idea about Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Krabi. I'm personally not a big fan of the Thai beaches, but that's personal. Many people love it. More importantly, Chiang Mai, Bangkok ...


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Personally since you have limited time, I would blow off Bangkok all together and add those days to your Chiang Mai and Krabi stops. While Bangkok is different than say Frankfurt, it is still another big city like every other big city. Chiang Mai is also a fairly big city, but has a small town feel to it when you are in the historical center. And armed ...


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I will add to MastaBaba's very relevant answer by suggesting a specific route as per your request. This is based on personal experience (all of this, not in this order, some of it in the opposite direction) between March and May 2014. If you start in Bangkok, you can go all the way to Vietnam by bus while visiting the places you mentioned in Laos, and then ...



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